Port of Rotterdam will remain fully operational despite stricter state anti-coronovirus measures

By IM Staff
Published: Thursday, 26 March 2020

The Netherlands is extending a partial lockdown until June 1 to combat the coronavirus (2019-nCoV) pandemic but the Port of Rotterdam, Europe’s largest port by cargo tonnage, will remain operational, the Port Authority said.

By Cristina Belda

"The port is working as usual and operations continue 24/7," Allard Castelein, president and chief executive officer of the Port of Rotterdam, said in a statement on Tuesday March 24.

"In view of the economic significance of the port, it makes complete sense that shipping handling...

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